University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: P2320
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: New Zealand
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman; Subscription of Herbert L. Clark in memory of Edward W. Clark, 1911
Other Number9547 - Oldman Number


War canoe stern post. This is the small type with sharp angle at the top. It has two ribs, a human figure on the base, a schematic manaia grasping the ribs. The figure is a stylized naturalistic figure with concentration on eyes and nose, it has a small knot on top of the head. Decoration on the ribs is by rolling spirals and the base of the ribs are carried as smooth bodies with a median ridge. Style is south Taranaki to Whonganin.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989)View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue] Simmons, D. R. 1982. Catalogue of Maori Artefacts in the Museums of Canada and the United States of America. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pl. 218View Objects cited in this Publication

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